2016-2017 Free and Reduced applications are now available online.

The online application process can take less than 3 minutes and approval can take place in just a few hours compared with a paper application which can take up to one week to process.

**It is not necessary to fill out a paper application if you have completed the online process.

As our Mission Statemenstates, The  Food & Nutrition Department  is dedicated to providing students with quality, affordable school meals; supportingandtraining exceptional employees; maintaining a commitment to fiscal responsibility; and continuously improving the nutritional integrity of our program.

We strive to  provide students with access to a wide assortment of foods that are both appealing and nutritious. Meals, foods and beverages sold or served at our schools are based on the USDA Dietary Guidelines/for Americans 2015.

Free and reduced meals are available to those families that qualify, based on income and family size.  Applications are available online by using the Apply Now Button and at school offices, cafeterias and at the Food and Nutrition Department offices at 143 S. Alma School Road, Mesa, Arizona  85210.